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Dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 on a PC with UEFI board, SSD and HDD

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That was a lengthy introduction, but it was necessary. Here is a condensed version: Get a UEFI system with an SSD and an HDD. Install Windows 7 on the SSD. Set the boot device to the HDD. Install Ubuntu 12.04 on the HDD. Reboot. Select Windows 7 or Ubuntu from GRUB’s menu. Have a fun computing. read more...
permapage | score:9787 | -finid, October 11, 2012

Tutorial: Dual-boot Linux Mint 13 Cinnamon/MATE and Windows 7

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This tutorial presents a step-by-step guide on how to dual-boot either one with Windows 7 on a computer with a single hard drive. Because the Cinnamon and MATE editions of Linux Mint 13 share the same installation program, the steps involved are the same regardless of the edition you use. read more...
permapage | score:9497 | -finid, June 8, 2012

Dual-boot Windows 7 and Kali Linux

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The objective here is to show how to install it on an HDD alongside an existing installation of Windows 7, with the Windows 7 boot manager as the “master” boot loader. read more...
permapage | score:9168 | -finid, March 25, 2013

Dual-boot PC-BSD 8.2 ZFS and Windows 7

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ZFS has been described as a file system on steroids. It is supported on PC-BSD, and the installer on PC-BSD 8.2 has made setting up a ZFS-based system a whole lot easier. This article presents a 3-stage process for dual-booting Windows 7 and PC-BSD 8.2, the latest stable release of PC-BSD.

In stage one, unused space is reclaimed from an existing installation of Windows 7. Stage two involves the installation of PC-BSD on the reclaimed space. read more...
permapage | score:9151 | -finid, March 1, 2011

Dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 on a computer with 2 hard drives

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This is the second article on dual-booting Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 with Windows 7. But while the first one, how to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7, showed how to do it on a computer with a single hard drive, this one gives a step-by-step guide on how to do it on a computer with two hard drives. read more...
permapage | score:9127 | -finid, July 25, 2012

Dual-boot Windows 7 and Chakra Linux on shared NTFS partition

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The broad objective, if it is not already evident from the title of this article, is to: Dual-boot Windows 7 and Chakra Archimedes on a computer with one hard drive; then, create an NTFS partition at the end of the drive that will be shared between both operating systems. When completed, you should see this screen when you reboot or restart the computer. read more...
permapage | score:9103 | -finid, March 12, 2012

Tutorial: Dual-boot fully encrypted Fedora 18 and Windows 7

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The dual-boot system will be on a single hard disk drive (HDD), GRUB will be installed in Fedora’s boot partition, and Truecrypt will be used to encrypt the Windows 7 end of the installation. read more...
permapage | score:8975 | -finid, February 28, 2013

Dual-boot Windows 7 and Linux Mint 12

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Dualbooting means having installed two operating systems on one hard disk and being able to boot from any of them. This tutorial will explain how to install Linux Mint 12 alongside Windows 7 - the procedure however should be the same for all Ubuntu based distributions and only slightly different for every other. read more...
permapage | score:8802 | -falko, January 26, 2012

Dual-boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 on UEFI System

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What follows is a step-by-step guide on how I succeeded in dual-booting Windows 8 Pro and Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop on a computer with UEFI firmware on the motherboard, using 64-bit installation images of both operating systems. read more...
permapage | score:8744 | -finid, November 10, 2012

Dual-boot Debian 6 and Windows 7

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Because upgrading Windows tends to overwrite the boot loader, if it is installed in the MBR, the best location for installing the bootloader is the boot partition or, if you are installing to a second hard disk, the MBR of the second hard disk. Doing that will ensure that nothing you do on Windows will affect the Linux or BSD installation.

This article presents a step-by-step guide on how to dual-boot Windows 7 and Debian 6. read more...
permapage | score:8696 | -finid, February 18, 2011

Dual-boot BackTrack 5 R2 and Ubuntu 12.04

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BackTrack 5, a Linux distribution designed for pentesters and security professionals or those who want to mess with all the best security and penetration testing applications the free software community has to offer.

This latest article provides the steps you need to dual-boot it and Ubuntu 12.04 on a computer with a single hard drive. read more...
permapage | score:8665 | -finid, March 24, 2012

Dual-boot BackTrack 5 R2 and Windows 7

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The latest edition is BackTrack 5 R2 (the “R” is for Revolution), and the most recent article about it published on this website, before the publication of this one, is Install BackTrack 5 Revolution 2 on external hard drive.

In this article, the steps required to dual-boot the KDE edition with Windows 7 (there is also a GNOME edition), are presented. read more...
permapage | score:8626 | -finid, March 23, 2012

Dual-boot Linux Mint 10 and Windows 7

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This is the latest in a series of tutorials that has been published on this site on how to dual-boot Windows 7 and Linux distributions. Previous articles published on this subject are how to dual-boot Fedora 14 and Windows 7 and how to dual-boot Ubuntu 10.10 and Windows 7. This article presents a step by step guide on how to dual-boot Linux Mint 10 and Windows 7. This tutorial assumes an installation of Mint 10 on a computer with a single disk, with an existing installation of Windows 7. A previous article was on how to dual-boot Linux Mint 10 and Ubuntu 10.10 on a computer with two hard disk drives. read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:8363 | -finid, December 10, 2010

Dual-boot Fedora 14 and Windows 7

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How to dual-boot Fedora 14 and Windows 7 is next in a series of articles on dual-booting Windows and Linux distributions. The first was how to dual boot Ubuntu 10.10 and Windows 7. That article gave detailed instructions on how to dual-boot, with GRUB installed on the MBR of the hard disk. This article will show how to dual-boot by letting the Windows Boot Manager take care of the dual-booting responsibilities. This is achieved by installing GRUB in the boot partition of the Fedora installation and adding a Fedora 14 entry to the Windows 7 boot menu, using a simple-to-use graphical application. read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:8345 | -finid, November 10, 2010

Dual-boot Fedora 18 and Windows 8 on 1 HDD

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But by the time you are done with this tutorial, GRUB 2 will be in the Partition Boot Record (PBR) of the boot partition of the Fedora installation, and Windows 8′s boot program will be restored to the boot manager, making it the primary boot manager, so that every time the computer is rebooted, you will see this screen, or a bland, black one. read more...
permapage | score:8334 | -finid, February 7, 2013

Tips to dual-boot Linux and Windows

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Tip Number 4: Every tip in this article is important, but this is even more so. When attempting to dual-boot on a computer with one hard drive, do not install Linux or make the mistake of installing Linux on the same partition that Windows is installed on. That is the same thing as deleting your C drive. So look before you install. read more...
permapage | score:8281 | -finid, September 15, 2012

Dual-boot Ubuntu 10.10 and Windows 7

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In my first article that is posted at 29.10.2010 “Installing Ubuntu 10.10 on a Windows 7 System (Dual booting) with Radeon X300/X550/X1050 SERIES Graphics Card”. I got most of email in that most of the people are asked me to give step by step Installation method for Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10 in dual booting. So I am trying to give you to installation method for both Operating Systems. I hope it will help to you for easy installation for Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10 in Dual booting method. read more...
permapage | score:8275 | -gg234, November 24, 2010

Dual-boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 in UEFI mode

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If you must set up a dual-boot system between Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 on a single hard disk drive (HDD), this tutorial provides a step-by-step guide on how to get it done. read more...
permapage | score:8250 | -finid, March 28, 2013

Dual-boot Linux Mint Debian and Windows 7

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Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) is the branch of Linux Mint that is based on Debian Testing. While two editions have been released so far, the installer is still a work in progress, and disk partitioning must be done manually. In this article, step-by-step instructions are presented on how to dual-boot LMDE and Windows 7 on a computer with a single hard disk.

Specific instructions are presented on how to free up space on a disk with an existing installation of Windows 7 and how to create space for LMDE while installing Windows 7 anew. read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:8131 | -finid, April 25, 2011

Video Tutorial: Dual-boot Windows XP and Ubuntu Linux

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You'll need a Ubuntu DVD, a Windows XP install disk, and a spare computer for this 13.5 minute instructional video.
The WVU chapter of the ACM presents an instructional video on installing a dual-boot system using Windows XP and Ubuntu Linux. The video details the entire process, from partitioning the harddrive to walking through the install procedure. This video was made for the WVU ACMs Linuxfest / Installfest that occurred October 26th, 2005.
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permapage | score:8130 | -Ray, December 3, 2005
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